Friday, December 04, 2015

Words of Wisdom - "E"

Each client counts; each person counts; each deed counts; each contact between a client and an employee counts.

Each day…acquire something which will help you to face poverty, or death, and other ills as well.

Each of us is looking for a twilight we can be proud of.

Each man holds between his hands a silence that he wants to fill, so he fills it with his dreams.

Each man remains something of an enigma…shadowed by a veil which cannot be torn away.

Eagles don't catch flies.

Eagles don't flock; you have to find them one by one.

Earn your enemies.  Don't create them gratuitously.

Easy come, easy go.

Easy doesn’t enter into grown-up life.

Easy’s getting harder every day.

Eat salt and bread and speak the truth.

Eating out with small children isn’t worth it, even if someone else is paying.

Economic progress is the replacement of physical exertion with brain power.

Economy of errors

Education has for its object the formation of character.

Education is a curiously alchemic process.

Education is done to you. Learning is something you do for yourself.

Education is expensive, no matter how you get it.

Education is generally useless except in those cases where it is almost superfluous.

Education is not so much the transfer of information as it is the opening of new categories.

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

Education is not the same as learning.

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. (Robert Frost)

Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. (Twain)

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

Effective managers have the ability to hear what others are not saying.

Efficiency achieved at the expense of creativity is counter-productive.

Efficiency comes after you invent something, not before.  And the benefits of invention far outweigh the waste inherent in the process.

Eggs have no business dancing with stones.

Egola Virus

Egomania, depravity and back-stabbing are either fashion’s necessary ingredients or its inevitable byproducts.

Either lead, follow or get out of the way.

Either you control your attitude or it controls you.

Elaboration is a form of pollution.

Elections are about fucking your enemies.  Winning is about fucking your friends.

Elegance is refusal.

Elephants have great memories.  They never forget how the world was.  But they have no curiosity and spend no time dreaming.  To support their immense size, they spend the day grazing.  As went the dinosaur, so eventually will go the elephant.

Elevator operator:  the ups and downs aren’t bad – it’s just the jerks in between.

Eliminating desire for all that doesn’t really matter.

Email: It’s the place for hope in life.

Embarrassed by its own potential for overstatement, like the first guest at a party.

Emotion economy

Emotionally incontinent.

Emotional resonance is the appeal of every speaker who is eloquent rather than simply articulate.

Emotions are not a means of cognition.

Employees need a line of sight to the vision of the company.

Engineers want to make things—scientists want to understand them.

Enjoying too many may feel sinful, but the experience is too satisfying to consider stopping.

Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.

Enlightened trial and error outperforms the planning of flawless execution. (David Kelly – Ideo)

Enough talking about me, let's talk about you.  What do you think of me?

Enthusiasm is not always the companion of total ignorance; it is often that of
erroneous information.

Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success.  When you do a thing, do it with all your might.  Put your whole soul into it.  Stamp it with your personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective.  Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Entities should not be multiplied more than necessary. (Latin: Entia Non Sunt Multiplicanda Praeter Necessitatem) – Early version of Occam’s Razor

Entrepreneur:  How could I ever talk about something that I can't spell.

Entrepreneuresis: your comfort zone is to be outside of your comfort zone.

Entrepreneurs do better in adversity than in success.  You don't become an entrepreneur because women are swooning and you were voted most popular.

Entrepreneurs find ways around problems that other people don't see.

Entrepreneurs should be realists, not optimists.  Optimists always look for the light at the end of the tunnel; realists look for the next tunnel.

EPCOT – Every Purse Comes Out Thinner

Ephemeral things are like the flies of summer.  They drift away with the sway of time.  They are wind and ashes.

Epitaph : Not “he made a lot of money for people”, but “he helped make a lot of people”.

Err in the direction of kindness

Ethical progress is the only cure for the damage done by scientific progress.

Euclid alone has looked on beauty bare.

Even after time has healed the present heart.

Even as I went my own way, I felt I served some purpose of his.

Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.

Even if you’re a little ambivalent about the message, the pageantry will get you every time.

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Even in desperate situations, where everything hangs in the balance, one goes on
living as though nothing were wrong.

Even in science we cannot know.  We can only do.

Even paranoids have enemies.

Even the best domain experts have an expiration date.

Even the people who don’t intend to pay aren’t buying.

Even though we're hanging by our nails, we're wearing our best clothes.

Even your family can betray you.

Even when he's with somebody, he walks alone.

Even when she’s on top, she feels excluded.  Her loneliness is produced not by malicious cliques, but by her own implacable will, a condition of the spirit that may be as comical and tragic as it is mysterious.

Even when the right tune is playing, nobody tells you to get up and dance.

Even when we don’t think we’re searching for love, our heart is on the lookout, whether we admit it or not.

Eventually is as good as forever.

Ever stop to think and forget to start again?

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.  (Samuel Beckett)

Every achievement requires a sacrifice.

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.

Every action has both intended and unintended consequences.  The intended consequences sometimes happen.  The unintended consequences always happen.

Every advance in the history of communications has brought us in closer touch with people far away from us, but at the expense of insulating us from those nearest to us.

Every bastard is a king.

Every creative act involves . . . a new innocence of perception, liberated from the cataract of accepted belief.

Every day the world turns upside down on someone who thought they were sitting on top of it.

Every day we slaughter our finest impulses.

Every day when the competition rolls out of bed, they're looking at our butts.

Every day you face an ocean of rejection.

Every day you wasted is a day you’ll never get back.

Every day your heart was torn until you couldn’t stand it.

Every dog is brave on his own doorstep.

Every dogma has its day.

Every elite seeks its own perpetuation.

Every era constructs memorials to inculcate its own priorities in succeeding generations.

Every form of refuge has its price.

Every generation that came before us had to make a choice in life between pursuing a steady career and pursuing wild adventures.

Every good and excellent thing stands moment by moment on the razor's edge of danger and must be fought for.

Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.

Every great work of art has two faces: one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.

Every hero becomes a bore at last

Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.

Every industry will be eaten by tech.

Every knock is a boost.

Every living thing has an inner urge to get better.  To renew.  To use the power of life to heal from within.

Every man has his price.

Every man is really two men – the man he is and the man he wants to be.

Every man makes his own fortune.

Every man must learn to be alone in the midst of all others.

Every man's work is always a portrait of himself, and the more he tries to conceal himself, the more clearly will his character appear in spite of him.

Every new year begins in winter’s heart.

Everyone has talent.  What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.

Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.

Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.

Every ride in the amusement park: carousel, rollercoaster, House of Horrors, etc.

Every saint has a past, every sinner has a future.

Every spirit builds itself a house; and beyond its house a world; and beyond its world a heaven.  Know then, that the world exists for you:  build, therefore, your own world.

Every technology is used before it is completely understood.

Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little.

Every time I make an appointment, I create a hundred malcontents and one ingrate.

Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself.

Every tub on its own bottom.

Every word she writes is a lie including “and” and “the.”

Everybody has everything, except what is really worth living for.

Everybody talkin' 'bout heaven ain't goin' there.

Everybody wants to go to heaven, but no one wants to die. Everyone wants to make money, but no one wants to buy advertising.

Everyone has a game plan until you punch them in the mouth.

Everyone has a photographic memory.  Some don't have film.

Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Everyone is always some place else.

Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.

Everyone is winging it; some just do it more confidently.

Everyone loves a liar.

Everyone knows certain people are on drugs but that doesn’t make them unreliable.

Everyone makes love, but everyone is thinking something different when they do.

Everyone wants to be on a winning team, but no one wants to come to practice

Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.

Everyone’s shit looks like everyone else’s shit.

Everyone thinks of changing the world but no one thinks of changing himself.

Everyone you meet is your mirror.

Everyone who visits here / Brings happiness / Some by coming in / Others by going out.

Everything changed the day he figured out there was exactly enough time for the important things in his life.

Everything depends on execution, having just a vision is no solution.

Everything doesn’t have to be an either/or solution.

Everything has a moral if only you can find it.

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens, we have to keep going back and begin over again. (Gide)

Everything I can organize I do, so I am free to work in chaos, spontaneity, and the not yet done.

Everything I did, maybe now she'll love me.

Everything in life that is worthwhile is difficult.

Everything in strategy is very simple, but that does not mean everything is very easy.

Everything is different from now on. Something, something very fundamental has changed.

Everything is in play.

Everything is negotiable.  Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.

Everything is temporary if you give it enough time.

Everything looks like a failure in the middle.

Everything reminds me of everything.

Everything starts as someone's daydream.

Everything tests man say the Gods, so that he, robustly nurtured, learns to give thanks for all, and understands the freedom to set out to where he will.

Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But, since no one was listening, everything must be said again. (Gide)

Everything we do or don’t do is a choice.

Everything we say about other people is really about ourselves.

Everything you invent is true.

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

Everywhere, we learn only from those whom we love.

Examinations are formidable even to the best prepared, for the greatest fool may ask more than the wisest man can answer.

Excellence is always anchored in perseverance.

Excellence is born from a culture. Once students enter a culture with a powerful work ethic, the ethic becomes their norm.

Except in dreams, you’re never really free.

Exceptional people deserve special concessions.

Excess on occasion is exhilarating.  It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of habit.
Excitement spurs performance; contradiction doesn’t.
Exclusivity – It’s not off the table, it’s just very expensive.

Exercise aids learning.

Existing conventions are not the upper limits on what’s possible – they’re only what’s come before.

Experience is not what happens to a man.  It’s what a man does with what happens to him.

Experience keeps a dear school.
Experiment, measure, modify and react.

Extinct is forever.

Excitement spurs performance; contradiction doesn't.

Execute the program.

Executives who live their entire lives one deal away from humiliation.

Expect excellence.

Expect great things

Expect more . . . CCC

Expect the Expectation

Expect to win.

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a lion not to eat you because you are a vegetarian.

Experience doesn't teach; some people just learn.

Experience is like the taillights on a boat which illuminate where we have been when we should be focusing on where we should be going. (JFK)

Experience is what we call the accumulation of our mistakes.

Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

Experience leaves a mark, regardless of the reasons and principles behind it.

Experience teaches nothing.  Examples teach nothing.  Teachers who don't under­stand this teach nothing.

Experience vs ownership; utility vs possession

Experiments are only revealed in retrospect to be turning points.

Expiring for love is beautiful but stupid.

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